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"Scherzo" from A Midsummer Night's Dream
Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Child Prodigy Composers
Felix Mendelssohn was a child prodigy. When he was very young, he played the piano extremely well, and when he was ten, he wrote his first music. In this show, hear about some other composers who started just as early -- or even earlier.
1. How old was Mozart when he composed his first piece of music?
2.Which composer supported his family as a courts musician when he was a teenager?
3. Camille Saint-Saens was a whiz at music, literature, math and what science?
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